Adam Uhl (Franklin): The Providence graduate, a freshman catcher on the baseball team, didn’t see game action during the abbreviated season.
BLOOMINGTON – The departure of junior forward Justin Smith last week opens the door for new players to emerge at the wing spots for Indiana this season.
There was no track & field season this spring, but that didn’t stop the Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches from recognizing some of the top student-athletes in the state.
Drew Taylor (Southern Indiana): The Jeffersonville graduate, a freshman outfielder on the baseball team, didn’t see any game action during the abbreviated season.
Austin Smith (Earlham): The Charlestown graduate, a senior right-handed pitcher on the baseball team, didn’t see any game action during the abbreviated season.
When five-star point guard Khristian Lander signed his letter of intent to play at Indiana last week, it added star potential to an IU backcourt that was inconsistent throughout the 2019-20 season.
Adam Spalding (Bellarmine): The Floyd Central graduate, a freshman pitcher on the baseball team, didn’t see any game action during the abbreviated season.
Abby Letson (Indiana State): The Floyd Central graduate, a freshman left-handed pitcher on the softball team, didn’t see any game action during the abbreviated season.
Lee Kelly, a long-time New Albany High School teacher and the long-time director of the WNAS radio/television program, passed away Monday morning.
As a sophomore, Silver Creek's Trey Kaufman averaged 14.8 points and a team-high 9.1 rebounds per game for the Dragons, who captured their first-ever state title. This past season the 6-foot-9 junior forward, one of only two returning starters for Silver Creek, averaged 25.8 points, 9.6 rebo…
Floyd Central's Jake Heidbreder followed up a breakout sophomore season with an outstanding junior campaign. With the graduation of Cobie Barnes, the reigning Player of the Year, and eight others from last season, Heidbreder became the Highlanders’ leader. He proved up to the challenge. The …
As a junior, Jeffersonville's Tre Coleman averaged 16 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.4 steals per game while helping the Red Devils capture their first sectional title in six years.
OMAHA, Neb. — A group of Power Five coaches led by Michigan’s Erik Bakich is proposing a later start to the college baseball season to trim expenses in the post-coronavirus era, make the game more fan friendly and reduce injury risk to players.
Landon Carrico (Hanover): The Providence graduate, a senior on the men’s tennis team, went 5-1 in singles this past season to become the program’s all-time wins leader. Carrico was a three-time All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference selection and also was named to the Tom Bohlsen HCAC …
Former New Albany boys’ basketball standout Josh Jefferson, who sat out last season after transferring to Wisconsin Green Bay, has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal after the firing of Phoenix coach Linc Darner.
It was a banner year for boys’ basketball in the area, quite literally. Four of the 12 high schools in Clark and Floyd counties won sectional titles this past season.
Christian Graf (Lincoln Memorial): The Providence graduate, a freshman right-handed pitcher on the baseball team, went 1-0 with a 4.70 earned-run average for the Railsplitters. In four appearances, Graf allowed four earned runs while striking out four in 7 2/3 innings.
Tyler Kapust (Southern Indiana): The Silver Creek graduate, a freshman catcher on the baseball team, didn’t see action in the abbreviated season.
Gabe Falcone (Indiana Wesleyan): The Silver Creek graduate, a freshman utilityplayer on the baseball team, didn’t see action in the abbreviated season.
The season began with Fernandomania and ended with a classic World Series matchup between the Dodgers and Yankees. Mike Schmidt slugged his way to a second consecutive MVP, and Nolan Ryan pitched another no-hitter.
Kennedy Wynn (Ball State): The New Albany graduate, a senior infielder/outfielder on the softball team, hit .352 with three doubles, two triples and four RBIs while starting 21 of 22 games for the Cardinals. She also had a .481 slugging percentage and .373 on-base percentage.
Cassie Thomerson (Indiana State): The Floyd Central graduate, a freshman infielder on the softball team, hit a pair of home runs and drove in four in 13 games, including eight starts, for the Sycamores. She also scored four runs.
Tyler Wheeler (Southern Indiana): The Silver Creek graduate, a freshman infielder-pitcher on the baseball team, went 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA in one game. In his only start, Wheeler allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits while walking two and striking out three in six innings.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Social distancing doesn’t mean you can’t get outside to enjoy the warm weather. Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there are plenty of safe ways to participate in outdoor activities in Southern Indiana.
After finishing sixth (at 145 pounds) at the IHSAA State Finals as a junior, the reigning Wrestler of the Year capped off his career in memorable fashion, atop the medal stand at Bankers Life Fieldhouse after winning the 152-pound weight class.
Floyd Central's J Conway followed up a fine freshman season, he went 23-4 and advanced to the IHSAA State Finals in the 126-pound weight class, with a sensational sophomore campaign.
After placing fourth in the state as a 113-pound sophomore, Floyd Central junior Gavinn Alstott appeared destined for a third straight trip to the IHSAA State Finals. Grappling at 126 pounds, he only lost one match during the regular season (to an out-of-state foe) and was ranked among the b…
Ryan Kelly was selected to the Pro Bowl for the first time in 2019, and the 26-year-old center has fully established himself as a leader on one of the NFL’s strongest offensive lines.
Brooke Smith (Spalding): The Floyd Central graduate, a utilityplayer on the softball team, hit .328 with four doubles, a triple and 20 RBIs. She also had a .426 slugging percentage, a .333 on-base percentage and a .759 OPS.
Devyn Rivers (Olney Central College): The Jeffersonville graduate, a freshman catcher on the baseball team, hit .500 in eight games for the Blue Knights. He was 4-for-8 at the plate with two doubles and a home run while scoring four runs.
This Week's Circulars
William "Bill' Nelson Rowe, 73, of New Albany passed away at U of L on Monday from a long term illness. He was an avid camper, jokester, storyteller, singer and loved people. He is survived by his wife of 41 years- Linda Rowe; sons- Kraig Rowe (Stephani) and Michael Rowe (Marisa); daughters-…
Families typically look forward to summertime, when the kids are out of school and they all can pile in the car or board a plane en route to their vacation destination. This year, as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, some people may be more hesitant to spend money or venture too far. Others, however, are already packing their bags and making care arrangements for family pets.
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